One local resident told Berkeleyside she heard “seven rapid-fire gunshots.” As of 2:20 p.m., the teenager was in stable condition.
Reports of suspicious man at Berkeley school lead to arrest of BUSD custodian
Staff say the man has circled Sylvia Mendez Elementary at least 10 times since October. He was identified as a BUSD employee only after his arrest.
4 years after her son’s unsolved murder, Berkeley mother still hopes for closure
Authorities say Patrick Scott Jr. was an innocent victim and that his “murder was a senseless act of violence.”
Police investigate gunfire in broad daylight into South Berkeley home
Wednesday’s shooting was Berkeley’s fourth confirmed incident of gunfire this year. Three of the shootings took place in the daytime.
UC Berkeley forges on with beach volleyball complex, but project’s fate rests with courts
The new complex is needed to comply with Title IX regulations, but some neighbors say they will violate long-standing covenants the university agreed to.
Police: Gang member charged with fatal shooting of pregnant young mother
Charles Jones has been charged with the murder of Sereinat’e Henderson and the attempted murder of several relatives with her during the shooting.
Scarce rapid tests force Berkeley nursing homes to make agonizing choices
Most nursing homes don’t have enough rapid tests for managing omicron, leading to poignant decisions on who they can help.
Update: Man, 18, shot on Sacramento Street in South Berkeley
Monday night’s shooting was the second confirmed incident of gunfire in Berkeley this year.
Remembering William Byron Rumford Jr., whose work to remove Santa Fe tracks reshaped South Berkeley
The son of a California civil rights leader, Rumford was honored with a plaque on Sacramento Street earlier this year.
DoorDash should stop texting its drivers while they’re moving, wrongful death lawsuit says
“If they don’t revise their practice of texting drivers while driving with unmounted cellphones,” said Mark Webb, “there will be more accidents.”
A ‘poser’ with something to prove: Jury finds Will Watson guilty of murder
“It doesn’t really feel like a relief yet, but it does feel like a huge weight is off my shoulders,” the victim’s mother told Berkeleyside.
Berkeley to put $67M towards affordable housing projects
The projects include affordable housing on church properties in South Berkeley and the Homekey hotel in Northwest Berkeley.